Found 164 articles for: "melasma"
Changes in Self-Perceptions of Photoaging Severity and Skin Cancer Risk After Objective Facial Skin Quality Analysis
May 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 453 | Copyright © May 2017
Background: Despite public education efforts, many people at risk for skin cancer do not practice safe sun behaviors.
Objective: To determine whether machine-based evaluation of UV-induce...
April 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 358 | Copyright © April 2017
As the market for South Korean skin care products grows in the U.S. and worldwide, consumers will increasingly seek advice from dermatologists regarding their efficacy. In this paper, the evidence ...
April 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 329 | Copyright © April 2017
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) uses a topical photosensitizing agent which is activated by a light source to cause destruction of specific cells. Commonly used for the treatment of actinic keratoses an...
April 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 308 | Copyright © April 2017
INTRODUCTION: Microneedling procedures are growing in popularity for a wide variety of skin conditions. This paper comprehensively reviews the medical literature regarding skin needling efficacy an...
Combination of In-Office Chemical Peels With a Topical Comprehensive Pigmentation Control Product in Skin of Color Subjects With Facial Hyperpigmentation
April 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 301 | Copyright © April 2017
Dyschromia is one of the primary complaints for patients with skin of color. Treatments need to achieve a balance between tolerability and efficacy to address existing hyperpigmentation without cau...
Efficacy of a Comprehensive Serum in Japanese Subjects With Moderate to Severe Facial Hyperpigmentation
January 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 1 | Original Article | 36 | Copyright © January 2017
OBJECTIVE: Due to innate differences in the biochemical processes of melanogenesis between people of different ethnic origins, the clinical efficacy and tolerability of a novel comprehensive hydroquin...
Development and Clinical Assessment of a Comprehensive Product for Pigmentation Control in Multiple Ethnic Populations
December 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 12 | Original Article | 1562 | Copyright © December 2016
BACKGROUND: Pigmentary changes in people of different ethnic origins are controlled by slight variations in key biological pathways leading to different outcomes from the same treatment. It is importa...
November 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 11 | Supplement Individual Articles | 91 | Copyright © November 2016
In recent decades, the stratum corneum (SC), has been recognized for its multifunctional role in maintaining the homeostasis of the human epidermal barrier. A better understanding of the SC’s ab...
Clinical Evaluation of a 4% Hydroquinone + 1% Retinol Treatment Regimen for Improving Melasma and Photodamage in Fitzpatrick Skin Types III-VI
November 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1435 | Copyright © November 2016
Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of a Low Fluence, Picopulsed, Alexandrite Laser in a Pico-Toning Technique With a Diffractive Lens Optic for the Treatment of Photodamage and Textural Improvement in “Off the Face” Applications
November 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1398 | Copyright © November 2016
BACKGROUND: The diffractive optic coupled with a picosecond pulsed alexandrite laser has been shown to effectively minimize pigmen- tation while improving the appearance of textural irregularities and...
A Prospective Split-Face Study of the Picosecond Alexandrite Laser With Specialized Lens Array for Facial Photoaging in Chinese
November 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1390 | Copyright © November 2016
Background: A 755nm picosecond alexandrite laser with a diffractive lens array has been reported for the treatment of acne scar and photoaging with clinical ef cacy. In this study, we evaluated the ap...
November 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1366 | Copyright © November 2016
METHODS: In this split-face, evaluator-blinded study, 18 subjects were randomly assigned to receive either the SSR or NFL treatments on each side of the face. For the SSR facial sides subjects followe...
Integrated Cooling-Vacuum-Assisted Non-Fractional 1540 nm Erbium:Glass Laser is Effective in Treating Acne Scars
November 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1359 | Copyright © November 2016
INTRODUCTION: Acne scars are a common result of in ammatory acne, affecting many patients worldwide. Among which, atrophic scars are the most prevalent form, presenting as dermal depressions caused by...
A Split-Face Assessment of the Synergistic Potential of Sequential Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser and 1565 nm Fractional Nonablative Laser Treatment for Facial Rejuvenation in Fitzpatrick Skin Type II-V Patients
November 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1335 | Copyright © November 2016
Recent appreciation of the multifactorial pathophysiology of skin aging has led to increased use of parallel treatment regimens. This prospective, split-face, randomized study assessed the safety and ...
September 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 9 | Features | 1158 | Copyright © September 2016
Pipeline Previews brings to you information on the newest drugs and medical products as they become available to the dermatologic community. This department may include additional information from th...
The Effects of a Daily Skincare Regimen on Maintaining the Benefits Obtained from Previous Chemical Resurfacing Treatments
September 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 9 | Features | 1145 | Copyright © September 2016
BACKGROUND: Chemical peels are versatile treatments that involve chemical exfoliation of the skin for cosmetic improvement. Deeper peels produce more significant results, but can be associated with lo...
August 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 8 | Original Article | 995 | Copyright © August 2016
Psoriasis is a common, chronic immune-mediated inflammatory skin disorder that significantly impacts quality of life and has potential systemic complications. The majority of psoriatic patients have m...
Efficacy and Tolerability of a Skin Brightening/Anti-Aging Cosmeceutical Containing Retinol 0.5%, Niacinamide, Hexylresorcinol, and Resveratrol
July 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 7 | Original Article | 863 | Copyright © July 2016
Consumers are increasingly interested in over-the-counter skin care products that can improve the appearance of photodamaged and aging skin. This 10-week, open-label, single- center study enrolled 25 ...
May 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 518 | Copyright © May 2016
Most patients with acne have some degree of facial scarring even after their acne resolves, extending the period of psychosocial distress. Unfortunately, management of acne scars remains challenging. ...
Investigator-Blinded, Single-Center Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Tolerability of a 4% Hydroquinone Skin Care System Plus 0.02% Tretinoin Cream in Mild-to-Moderate Melasma and Photodamage
April 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 466 | Copyright © April 2016
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the treatment of mild-to-moderate epidermal melasma and photodamage using a 4% hydroquinone skin care system plus tretinoin 0.02% cream.
METHODS: Single-center, investigat...
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